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Child care in state lacking in quality
Child care programs of minimum or unrated quality are watching over about 93 percent of West Virginia children enrolled in them, a report released Wednesday said.
Humane Society of Raleigh County plans to host Easter party Saturday
While puppies and kitties are typically the animals found at the Raleigh County animal shelter, a special guest will be visiting Saturday.
The Easter Bunny will be hopping over to visit the animals and kids, starting at 1 p.m. at the shelter, located at 325 Grey Flats Road.
‘Hollow’ interactive documentary film wins the 2014 Peabody award
The interactive documentary “Hollow” has been selected as a 2014 Peabody Award winner.
Tamarack honors Earth Day with the debut of Wild Mountain Soap
Just in time for Earth Day, all-natural soaps and other earth-friendly products by Wild Mountain Soap Co. are being offered as part of Tamarack’s lineup.
The Fayetteville company creates soaps, lotions, lip balms, and even an all-natural bug spray as a part of its line of products.
Renew W.Va. car registration online
State residents strapped for time got a break Tuesday when Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and Acting Division of Motor Vehicles Director Steve Dale announced new DMV online options for renewing vehicle registration.
Manchin says mines should speak out about coal
The Democratic senator leading the battle against the White House’s strategy to fight climate change urged the mining industry on Tuesday to speak out about coal’s role in providing affordable, reliable electricity to the country to help combat strict new emissions rules for coal-fired power plants.
Raleigh’s $19.6 million budget approved at special meeting
Raleigh County’s $19.6 million budget for fiscal year 2014-15 is on the books. The budget and the levy rate were approved at a special county commission meeting Tuesday morning.
Rainelle Town Council pulls plans to annex roads
Residents of several communities in Greenbrier County can rest assured they won’t be affected by a proposed road annexation after Rainelle Town Council decided not to move forward with the plan.
- Calendar — Wednesday, April 16, 2014
City and county code enforcement offices separate
After 10 years of partnership, the City of Beckley and the Raleigh County Code Enforcement offices have decided to part ways.
Mayor Bill O’Brien said after several meetings with county commissioners, the groups decided to separate.
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